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Joan Charlotte Kohlbry, American public relations professional. Member South Florida Advertising Federation, American Business Women's Association, Professional Sections International.


Kohlbry, Joan Charlotte was born on July 5, 1936 in St. Louis. Daughter of Gordon Edward and Hildegarde Charlotte (Ruecker) K. Student Washington University, 1956-1959, Fontbonne College, 1956-1957. Office clerk Brentwood Auto Service, Brentwood, Missouri, 1959-1964.


Student, Washington University, 1956—1959. Student, Fontbonne College, 1956—1957.


Office clerk Brentwood Auto Service, Brentwood, Missouri, 1959—1964. Service secretary Engineer of Mines Stivers Lincoln-Mercury, Rock Hill, 1964—1970, Sam Galloway Ford, Fort Myers, Florida, 1970—1971. Head title, billing department Bill Branch Chevrolet, Fort Myers, 1971—1973.

Executive secretary Fort Myers News-Press, 1974—1981, editor, 1974—1981, assistant director promotions, public relations, 1981—1998. Planner, implementer Florida Public Service awards, 1974—1998. Member Lee County Young Democrats, 1975—1976.

Planner, implementer Heart Gold awards, Fort Myers, 1981—1998. Chief fundraiser Lend-a-hand Fund, Fort Myers, 1981—1998. Board member Senior Aides Program, Fort Myers, 1984—1998.

Board directors Lee County Humane Society, Fort Myers, 1984. Chairman Florida Statue Liberty Committee, Fort Myers, 1984—1998. Member planning committee Celebrity Tennis Tournament.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to newspapers.


Member of Professional Secretaries International, American Business Women's Association, South Florida Advertising Federation.


  • Other Interests

    Sewing, reading, gardening, swimming, writing.


Gordon Edward U.

Hildegarde Charlotte (Ruecker) K. Student Washington University